Andrew McGregor introduces the latest releases and looks at some of the CDs of the past season chosen by the CD Review critics and listeners.
Mozart: Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat, K495
Teunis van der Zwart (natural horn)
Freiberg Baroque Orchestra
Gottfried von der Goltz (conductor)
Peteris Vasks: Pater noster
Latvian Radio Choir
Sigvards Klava (conductor)
Mahler: Das klagende Lied (excerpt)
Marina Shaguch (soprano)
Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano)
Thomas Moser (tenor)
Sergei Leferkus (baritone)
San Francisco Orchestra and Chorus
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)
Beethoven: Andante con variazioni from the Kreutzer Sonata, Op 47
Isabelle Faust (violin)
Alexander Melnikov (piano)
Beethoven: Larghetto from Violin Concerto in D, Op 61
The Prague Philharmonia
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)
Shostakovich: Symphony No 13 (excerpt)
Serge Aleksashkin (baritone)
St Petersburg PO
Yuri Temirkanov (conductor)
The latest releases from Ton Koopman's Buxtehude cycle played on historic German organs.
Including Buxtehude: Chorale Prelude: Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern, BuxWV 223.
Andrew McGregor samples three new releases featuring Vladimir Ashkenazy as both pianist and conductor, including his 'A Personal Collection' which includes seven discs of his favourite recordings.
Disc of the Week:
Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Concerto funebre for violin and string orchestra
Alina Ibragimova (violin)